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Unread post by odroid » Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:31 pm

Our first Android 9 Pie OS image has been released.
Check this release note on the WiKi.
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190215

OS source code and build guide are also available.
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/software

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Unread post by odroid » Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:08 am

20190222 image has released with some improvements.
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190222

* Power-off without confirm dialogue pop-up by long-pressing(5 or more seconds) the GPIO power button and the IR remote controller power button.
* Fix the micro-SD booting issue.
* Enable 4K HDMI output, but the GUI layer resolution is limited at 1920x1080.
* Change the ODROID Settings for the next release OTA.
* Enable the HW crypto acceleration engine. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=33899

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Unread post by odroid » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:15 pm

20190404 update is available now.
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190404

* Based AOSP Android 9.0.0-R3.
* Selectable power-off options
--- Long press by power-off on Android pop-up
--- GPIO power button (the button must be pressed for 5+ seconds)
--- Hardkernel's stock IR remote power button
* Supporting 4K HDMI display (Video layer resolution is 3840x2160 while GUI layer is 1920×1080)
* Supporting ODROID-VU* display series.
* Supporting automatic display setup for the attached HDMI display device.
* Supporting onboard hardware RTC.
* Supporting gpiomem device node for faster GPIO access.
* Supporting Vulkan GPU API.
* Power Off and wake up using GPIO based key button: https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/appli ... key_wakeup
* Supporting custom boot logo : https://wiki.odroid.com/internal/n2_int ... t&s[]=logo
* Supporting display overscan (zoom in/out).
* Fix to updater from a mirror server.
* Enable to update from Odroid Settings.
* Support CVBS output.
* Support Wake-on-Lan.
* Enable to prevent HDMI PHY when screen off. Edit suspend_hdmiphy in boot.ini.
* Support color space settings.

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Unread post by odroid » Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:40 pm

20190418 & 20190425 updates

* Improving HDMI black issue
--- This issue was reported by many Android users that the HDMI display is not back since it's turned into early suspend status that turns off the screen.

* Improving ODROID Setting
--- Improving ODROID Setting to add back button on the menu title to return to upper menu.
------ viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34576#p252554
--- Display MAC address of Ethernet on the network menu for WOL (Wake-On-Lan)
------ This MAC address helps the user to triggers WOL magic message.

* UnifiedEmail crashing problem is fixed.
--- viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34159

* Camera preview feature is improved. (Currently, supporting UVC camera)

* Supporting keyboard shortcuts in ODROID settings.
--- This features is to assign a certain key to launch an application installed
--- viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34576
--- Application launching with GPIO trigger on Android

* Watchdog service is enabled (needs to debug and test the various use cases)

* A couple of USB serial device drivers are added as a kernel module
--- CP210X / FTDI_SIO
--- viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34644

* The navigation bar is always placed on the bottom of the display regardless of resolution and density.
--- The navigation bar can be hidden if qemu.hw.mainkeys=1 is set in /vendor/build.prop.

https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190418
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190425
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Unread post by odroid » Thu May 09, 2019 2:58 pm

20190509 update

* Latest Android BSP from Amlogic is merged.

* The graphics stability is improved

* Fixing the rotation issue at low resolution.

* The icon layout on the navigation bar is changed for portrait display mode.

* Removing the useless battery icon in the status bar.

* Adding a few HID device drivers (Apple) by default.
--- viewtopic.php?f=181&t=34879&p=255232&hi ... le#p255232

* The LCD backlight brightness control is added to Settings for ODROID-VU5A/7/7A+/8C.
--- This change requires to solder a wire to the backlight pin of LCD display * How to control backlight of the ODROID-VU5/7/7+/8C https://wiki.odroid.com/accessory/displ ... th_android

* Fixing the device number enumeration problem of GPS module.
--- viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34576&p=254865&hi ... 91#p254865
--- This change requires to add VID/PID of USB GPS device to /odm/default.prop.

https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190509

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Unread post by odroid » Thu May 23, 2019 5:17 pm

20190516 and 20190523 updates

* Fix some bugs with ODROID-VU8C display device.
* Fix a bug that sometimes did not complete booting after selfinstall process. (You many not need to full-zero-format the boot media manually anymore)
* Update the ODROID Settings app to give you a notification if an update exists after system boot.
* Fix wrong date information from GPS. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34576
* Save the volume level for USB Audio devices. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=35085

Sources:
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190516
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190523
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Unread post by odroid » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:12 am

20190531 update

* Android has been updated with Google AOSP 9.0.0-r36 in which the security patches are updated on May/5/2019.
* Video orientation problem in portrait display mode is fixed. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=34912
* Enable to select the version of Google WebView. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=35170
* Adding tools that can change the U-boot environment values on Android.
* The users who want to run multiple OS complained the difficulty to make ODROID-N2 boots from SD card due to the boot order that eMMC is a higher priority.
* Color depth issue has been fixed.
* Check and set the validate color attribute when changing resolution. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=35117
* New display menu SDR to HDR is available.

Sources:
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190531

Quick bug fix : 20190603
https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190603

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Unread post by odroid » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:33 am

20190603 update

* Android has been updated with Google AOSP 9.0.0-r40 in which the security patches are updated on June/12/2019.
* An USB serial device driver is added (CH340) viewtopic.php?f=178&t=35298
* Finally, Android can support SPDIF/Passthrough and has been tested with the latest Kodi 18.2 apk. viewtopic.php?f=178&t=35128

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Sources: https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid-n2/os_im ... e_20190612

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